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Lakshmi's Love

March 22, 2014
By LaChouette GOLD, Mount Vernon, New York
LaChouette GOLD, Mount Vernon, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“And then there are the times when the wolves are silent and the moon is howling.”
- George Carlin

Your eyes are saving, keeping me grounded
When all around me, despair has hounded.
Your hands are kind, gentle, and sweet;
The care elevating my heart’s beat.
I tend my saving grace and you allow it
For I would crumble like the dirt without it.
You understand me and fill me with hope,
That we will surpass the ability to cope.
I know you suffer throughout the days
to do the best with our usual ways.
I can say, though, with little doubt
That something comforting will come about.

The author's comments:
This is an assignment completed for my creative writing class based off of Patricia McCormick's novel "Sold." We were asked to write a poem for the main character about her relationship with her mother.

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